WordPress tip #1: what’s that number next to the word plugins? (audio-enabled)
WordPress tip #4: how do I get smilies in my posts?
WordPress tip #6: how can I make short URLs using my own domain?
WordPress tip #8: is there an easy way to make tables in pages and posts?
Does reading how-to manuals put you to sleep?
Does the need for more than 24 hours in your day keep you from being able to sit down with a book and learn how to use a new product/service?
Are you simply a visual learner?
If so, and you need to become more savvy with your WordPress blog(s), keep reading…
There are some very good books on how to use WordPress; whether you’re using WordPress.com, the stand-alone version from WordPress.org or WordPress MU. However, what do you do when you don’t have hours to sit down and read?
Hundreds of people have been where you’re trying to go in the world of WordPress, and many of them don’t mind sharing their discoveries. A good number of these trailblazers even offer their hard-earned knowledge for FREE!
It is the video-sharing sites that make all this possible. In this web 2.0 world, almost any person can become a reporter, a trainer and/or a commentator on whatever subject he/she likes, and many choose to do so with WordPress.
A quick search of the term “wordpress” on YouTube returned about 484,000 results. Video on YouTube ranges from a few minutes to an hour or even more.
Vimeo is another video-sharing site. A search of the term “wordpress” on Vimeo returned about 11,000 results.
DailyMotion also allows users to share videos, and a search of the term “how to create a post in wordpress” returned significant results.
On another video-sharing site, Viddler, a search on “wordpress themes” returned several pages of results.
Howcast is a video-sharing site that is all about how-to videos. A search on “wordpress permalinks” returned a healthy number of results, too.
Just about any search you do pertaining to WordPress on WordPressvideos.tv is going to return enough results to get you where you’re going.
Last but not least, there’s WordPress.tv; “your visual source for all things WordPress.
If you can’t find what you need on any of the above sites, try looking for how-to videos on WordPress in your favorite search engine. You should be able to find nearly anything you need using one of these methods.